Judicial Services Bureau Commander Major Michael F. Page began his career in criminal justice in 1973, dual certified in corrections and law enforcement. He served the Florida Department of Corrections for 28 years, working in adult prisons and community facilities, and as a Prison Inspector and Regional Supervisor, conducting and overseeing inspections, management reviews, and investigations of detention facilities. In 2001 Major Page joined the Pasco Sheriff’s Office as Detention Bureau Commander, overseeing operation of the jail and court services. After six years he semi-retired, serving the American Correctional Association as an auditor and working as a corrections consultant.
In 2010, Major Page returned to full-time public service when then-Hernando County Sheriff Richard Nugent recruited him to oversee operations of the Detention Center, Warrants Division, Courthouse Security, Bailiffs, and the Civil Process Section.
Major Page has an extensive background in corrections training and leadership with many organizations including the Florida Sheriff’s Association, the Florida Corrections Accreditation Association, and the Florida Council on Crime and Delinquency. Under his leadership, the Hernando County Detention Center has achieved compliance with Florida Model Jail Standards and is accredited through the Florida Corrections Accreditation Commission (FCAC), the Prison Rape Elimination Act Commission (PREA), and the American Correctional Association.
Captain Shaun Klucznik Captain Klucznik currently serves as Deputy Jail Administrator, which includes Inmate Housing, Booking, Classification, Court Security, Warrants, Civil, Transport, Food Service, Accreditation, Detention Training, Maintenance, Visitation, and Inmate Programs. Captain Klucznik is a 20 year veteran in the criminal justice field and is dual certified in corrections and law enforcement. He joined the Pasco Sheriff's Office in 1997 and was sponsored through Corrections Academy at Pasco Hernando Community College. During his 13 years with the Pasco Sheriff's Office, he rose through the ranks of Deputy, Field Training Officer, Corporal, and Sergeant. Captain Klucznik joined the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office in June of 2010, as a lieutenant. Captain Klucznik was part of the original Detention Center Transition Team.
During his tenure at the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office, Captain Klucznik has had the opportunity to serve as acting Human Resources Director, and oversaw the Aviation Unit, Marine Unit, Animal Enforcement Unit, Fleet Management, Purchasing, Crisis Response, Mounted Unit, and the Chaplain Corps.
Captain Klucznik is a graduate of the American Jail Association’s National Jail Leadership Command Academy. He is a Certified Jail Manager through the American Jail Association, a Certified Correctional Executive through the American Correctional Association, and previously served as a Department of Justice certified Prison Rape Elimination Act Inspector. He is also a C.J.S.T.C certified instructor. Captain Klucznik holds an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice from St. Petersburg College.
Lieutenant James Johnston Lieutenant James Johnston serves the Judicial Bureau as the Detention Operations Commander. He is responsible for Inmate Housing, Food Service, Accreditation, Detention Training, Maintenance, Visitation and Inmate Programs. Lieutenant Johnston has been working in the Detention Field since 1994, starting at Pasco Sheriff’s Office serving as a Detention Deputy, Corporal and Sergeant. In 2009, he worked at the Hillsborough County Jail in private industry until being called upon to join the Detention Center Transition Team at Hernando in 2010. Since 2010, he has served Hernando County as a Detention Sergeant and now as a Lieutenant. Lieutenant Johnston has completed Florida Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission Advanced Training Classes and is a Certified Jail Inspector for the Florida Model Jail Standards Program. He is a Certified General Instructor and has taught academy classes at PHSC at the Dade City Campus. Lieutenant Johnston is a 1980 graduate of Johnson and Wales University of Providence R.I. with an Associate’s Degree.
Lieutenant Teresa Stevens Lt. Teresa Stevens currently serves the Judicial Bureau as the Administrative Lieutenant. She is responsible for Booking, Classification, Warrants, Civil and the Courthouse. Lieutenant Stevens began her Criminal Justice career in 1991 working for Department of Corrections Probation and Parole as a Corrections Probation Officer. During her 15 years at Probation and Parole, Lt. Stevens rose through the ranks of Correctional Probation Officer, Correctional Probation Senior Officer, Correctional Probation Specialist and Correctional Probation Unit Supervisor. In 2006, Lt. Stevens accepted a position with Pasco County Sheriff’s Office and was sponsored to attend the Correctional Officer Academy. At Pasco County Sheriff’s Office, Lt. Stevens worked Housing, Bailiff, Commissary and Booking as a Deputy and FTO Deputy. In June of 2010, Lt. Stevens joined the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office as an Sergeant of the Detention Transition Team.
During her tenure at the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office, Lieutenant Stevens has had the opportunity to serve as a member of the Detention Transition Team, Booking Sergeant, Detention CRT team, BTO/Agency Inspector, Department of Justice PREA Investigator, General Instructor and back up Jail Investigator.
Lieutenant Stevens graduated from the University of South Florida with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminology. Lt. Stevens is tri-certified through FDLE maintaining certifications as a Correctional Probation Officer, Corrections Officer and Law Enforcement Officer. Lt. Stevens is a Certified Jail Inspector for the Florida Model Jail Standards and a Certified General Topics Instructor through FDLE. Lt. Stevens has completed numerous Florida Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission Advanced Training Classes.
Medical Director Kristine DeKany is a Registered Nurse who began her career in correctional health care in 2000 where she began her career as a Licensed Practical Nurse. She completed her Associate’s Degree in nursing at Pasco-Hernando Community College in 2006, her Bachelor's Degree of Science with an emphasis in Management at Hodges University where she graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2008, and her Master’s Degree Health Science with an emphasis in Health Care Administration from Florida Gulf Coast University in 2011. Kristine has held a seat on the Florida Model Jail Standards Medical subcommittee since 2004 and has served as chair of this committee since 2008. Kristine also serves on the FMJS Training Committee where she trains all of the new Medical Inspectors in the state. She is an FMJS Medical Services Inspector, an ACA Medical Auditor, and an FCAC auditor. Kristine is also dual certified Correctional Nurse/Nurse manager, achieving recognition as the first Certified Corrections Nurse in the State of Florida through the American Correctional Association in 2007.